Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

Rana M Taha

Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Egypt

  • Full Length Research Article   
    Comparative Effectiveness of Extra-Corporeal Shock Wave Therapy, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Topical Insulin Therapy in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Healing
    Author(s): Nermin H El- Gharbawy

    Aim: to compare the effectiveness of shock wave therapy, platelet rich plasma injection (PRP) and topical insulin therapy on healing of diabetic foot ulcer. Methods: Sixty type II diabetic nonsmoker male patients with diabetic foot ulcer were recruited. The patients were randomly divided into four groups. All groups received standard care treatment. Fifteen patients received shockwave therapy (Group1). Fifteen patients received PRP therapy (Group 2). Fifteen patients received topical insulin therapy (Group 3). Fifteen patients received standard care treatment only (Group 4). All patients were subjected to full history, general and local examination, also BMI, HbA1c were measured. PUSH score was assessed in all groups at zero, fourth and twelfth weeks. Results: The four groups were matched as regards t.. Read More»

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